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April 19, 2011CHILLICOTHE, MO |  By: Wayman


Chillicothe Police are trying to figure out the cause of an apparent murder/suicide.

Investigators say it happened yesterday afternoon just after 3 O'clock at 1625 Polk Street in Chillicothe. They were responding to a call of a possible suicide attempt but in route got a report of a gunshot inside the residence. When they got there, officers found the husband and wife were both dead. Police say 35 year old Adam Hays apparently shot his 30 year old wife Kelly, then turned the gun on himself. A handgun has been recovered. Investigators continue talking with neighbors, friends, and relatives of the couple and say anyone with information on the incident is asked to call the Chillicothe Police.